Most manufacturing executives understand that we are entering a period of industry disruption so sweeping that it has already earned the weighty title Fourth Industrial Revolution. The source of this disruption is a wide range of new and emerging digital technologies that have the ability to radically transform processes and even render them obsolete.
But where to begin? What exactly are these new technologies, and who is using them? When will they really start making a competitive difference? And what do they mean for the industry?
The IT Media Group (ITMG) undertook this research project, with sponsorship from Salesforce Canada, to provide some of the answers to these questions.